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And how much was it back then? What types of games were people trying to max out with it?

Just curious since I was only 7 back then and I didn't know anything about computers.
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probably the NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 500
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The Geforce 3 for $400.

I can't think of any 2001 games though.
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The Geforce 3 for $400.

I can't think of any 2001 games though.
silent hill 2 was release in 2001
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The Geforce 3 for $400.

I can't think of any 2001 games though.
http://www.amazon.com/VisionTek-7240...owViewpoints=1

Wow. Apparently running Doom 3 @ 80 FPS was revolutionary for the time (read the reviews)
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probably the NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 500
Sounds about right. I remember buying a geforce 2 in 2000 and thinking it was AWESOME!!! It rocked in my 800 MHz Pentium 3 rig! Ran half life 1 like a dream.
    
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silent hill 2 was release in 2001
As was Halo:CE, but neither made it to PC that year. SH2 didn't go to PC til 2002 and Halo waited til 2003.
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Civ 3, Serious Sam, Alien Vs Predator 2, Wolfenstein stick out in my mind. I was obsessed with the original Unreal Tournament, but that was from '99
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2001 in Video Gaming

The top 10 selling PC games in 2001:

The Sims
Roller Coaster Tycoon
Harry Potter and The Sorcerers Stone
Diablo II: Lord of Destruction
The Sims: House Party
The Sims: Livin' Large
The Sims: Hot Date
Diablo II
Sim Theme Park
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LOL @ "Heck I even ran Quake3 at 1600x1200 resolution with max graphics and got round 80 fps, which means you could use 2X FSAA in 1600x1200 and still get acceptable framerates....This is simple amazing!!!!"
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